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2013-10-30 23:03:55

Multidisciplinary Team of Doctors at The Mount Sinai Hospital Testing Innovative Heart Failure Therapy in Global Clinical Trial New York, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 A multidisciplinary team of experts in heart failure, cardiac arrhythmia, and neurosurgery at The Mount Sinai Hospital are now testing nerve stimulation in the neck as a novel therapy for heart failure patients to potentially help relieve their debilitating symptoms of fatigue, shortness of breath, and heart arrhythmias,...

2013-10-29 23:18:51

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Cardiac Bio Implant Devices (Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators, Implantable Cardiac Pacemakers, Heart Valve, Coronary Stent, Peripheral Stent, Ventricular Assist Device) Market Forecast, Clinical Trials, M&A. London (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 The cardiac implant medical device market is forecasted to grow in single digit percent per year during 2010-2017 and is likely to exceed US$ 27 Billion by 2017. Growth in...

2013-10-24 23:32:27

Sophono, Inc. – manufacturer of abutment-free, implantable, bone conduction hearing devices – has received clearance from the Canadian Therapeutic Products Directorate, Medical Devices Bureau of Health Canada for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with the Alpha System™. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Sophono, Inc. – manufacturer of abutment-free, implantable, bone conduction hearing devices – has received clearance from the Canadian Therapeutic Products Directorate, Medical...

2013-10-22 23:25:36

Allegheny General Hospital is enrolling patients in a landmark clinical trial to explore the use of a promising investigational technology designed to treat congestive heart failure. The Barostim HOPE4HF clinical trial will evaluate the effectiveness and safety of Barostim neo, a second generation implantable device that electrically activates the baroreceptors, the body’s natural blood pressure sensors that regulate heart function. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Allegheny...

2013-10-18 23:05:08

Medical Bionic Implants/Artificial Organ Market report categorizes the global market on the basis of products, technologies, and type of fixation. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/medical-bionic-implant-market-908.html (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 The report “Medical Bionic Implant Market - (Vision Bionics/Bionic Eye, Brain Bionics, Heart Bionics/Artificial Heart, Orthopedic Bionics and Ear Bionics) – Trends and Global Forecasts to 2017” analyzes and studies the major...

Miniature Wireless Pacemaker Approved In Europe
2013-10-16 14:48:09

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online American start-up Nanostim announced earlier this week its miniaturized pacemaker has been granted approval for use by European Union officials. Cardiac pacemakers treat slow heart rates by monitoring the heart’s rhythm and providing an electrical stimulus when the beat becomes too slow. Traditional models are installed by cutting a patient open and creating a cavity in the body to hold the pacemaker and its associated wires. These wires...

Artificial Leg With Natural Gait Being Developed
2013-10-15 10:39:26

Michigan Technological University Walking is tricky business, as any toddler knows. And while most artificial feet and limbs do a pretty good job restoring mobility to people who have lost a leg, they have a ways to go before they equal the intricacy of a natural gait. As a result, over half of all amputees take a fall every year, compared to about one-third of people over 65. In cooperation with a Mayo Clinic scientist, researchers at Michigan Technological University are taking a...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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